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Thank you to our Funders and Sponsors

Public Funders

Project support

Opening Event Partner

Fireworks Concert Partner

Principal Sponsors and Supporters

Principal Supporters

Dunard Fund
Léan Scully EIF Fund
James and Morag Anderson
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown

American Friends of the Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh International Festival Endowment Fund

Festival Partners

Geoff and Mary Ball
Joscelyn Fox
Gavin and Kate Gemmell
Donald and Louise MacDonald
Anne McFarlane
Keith and Andrea Skeoch
Dr. George Sypert and Dr. Joy Arpin
Claire and Mark Urquhart

Binks Trust
Cruden Foundation Limited
The Negaunee Foundation
The Pirie Rankin Charitable Trust
The Stevenston Charitable Trust


Richard and Catherine Burns
Roxane Clayton
Sheila Colvin
Lori A. Martin and Christopher L. Eisgruber
Flure Grossart
Professor Ludmilla Jordanova
Niall and Carol Lothian
Bridget and John Macaskill
Vivienne and Robin Menzies
Keith and Lee Miller
Brenda Rennie
George Ritchie
Michael Shipley and Philip Rudge
Jim and Isobel Stretton
Andrew and Becky Swanston
Susie Thomson
Mr Hedley G Wright
Judith Zachs
Zachs-Adam Family

Major Sponsors


Trusts and Corporate Donations

The Badenoch Trust
The Calateria Trust
The Castansa Trust
The John S Cohen Foundation
Cullen Property
The Peter Diamand Trust
The Evelyn Drysdale Charitable Trust
The Educational Institute of Scotland
The Elgar Society
Edwin Fox Foundation
Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust
Miss K M Harbinson’s Charitable Trust
The Inches Carr Trust 
The Boris Karloff Foundation
H I McMorran Charitable Foundation
Jean and Roger Miller’s Charitable Trust
New Park Educational Trust
Penpont Charitable Trust
Risk Charitable Fund
The Sym Charitable Trust
The Turtleton Charitable Trust
Viewforth Trust

International Partners

Canada Council for the Arts
Culture Ireland
Government of Flanders 
High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom
Performing Arts Fund NL
Australian High Commission in the UK 
Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom 
Institut français du Royaume-Uni 

Italian Institute of Culture and Italian Consulate General - Edinburgh 
Onishka Productions 
Pro Helvetia 
Québec Government Office, London

If you are interested in supporting the International Festival in any way, please contact Sadie McKinlay on +44(0)131 473 2062, or email